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The Frick Art Reference Library

The Frick Art Reference Library's book and photograph collections relate mainly to paintings, drawings, sculpture, and prints from the fourth to the mid-twentieth centuries by European and American artists. Known internationally for its rich holdings of auction and exhibition catalogs, the Library is a leading site for collecting and provenance research. Archival materials and special collections augment the research collections with documents pertaining to the history of collecting art and of Henry Clay Frick's collecting in particular.

The Frick Art Reference Library is a founding member of the New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC). NYARC is a collaborative program of the Frick Art Reference Library and the libraries of the Brooklyn Museum and The Museum of Modern Art.


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by Society of Independent Artists (New York, N.Y.)
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Catalogue of the annual exhibition of the Society of Independent Artists. Two catalogs issued for 1917 exhibition; the first did not contain illustrations
Topics: Art, American, Art, American
Library copy has portions of pages cut out
Topics: Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, 1708-1765, Leo X, Pope, 1475-1521, Louis XIV, King of France,...
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Reprint. Originally issued:  Wien : 1898. Library has copy no. 88. "Auflage: 1000 Exemplare, davon 350 numerierte Exemplare für die Mitglieder [der Wiener Bibliophilen Gesellschaft] reserviert"--Colophon.
Topics: Wiener Secession -- Exhibitions, Art, Austrian -- Austria -- Vienna -- 19th century -- Exhibitions
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by American Art Association; Kirby, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellis), 1846-1924; American Art Galleries
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Bound in two separate volumes: v. 1, Feb. 15-23; v. 2, Feb. 24-Mar. 3
Topic: Hoe, Robert, 1839-1909
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Topics: Vereinigung Bildender Künstlerinnen Österreichs, Women artists, Art, Austrian, Art, European,...
Art furniture, sumptuous antique textiles and embroideries, silver, bric-a-brac and miscellaneous objects removed the decedent's apartments in Paris and at Montreux, Switzerland. Frick: Library copy includes name and price annotations. Sale held on the premises, nos. 242 and 244 Madison Avenue, New York (S.W. corner of 38th Street). At head of title: By direction of T.A. Havemeyer, Esq. and W. Butler Duncan, Esq. executors of the late Mrs. Emelie de L. Havemeyer (widow of the late Theodore A....
Topic: Emelie de L. Havemeyer
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by American Art Association; Kirby, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellis, 1846-1924; American Art Galleries
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Card catalog lists April 7-8, 1892 and April 11-27, 1892
Topic: Robertson, R. Austin
Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian
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by Union League Club of Chicago; McCauley, L. M
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Biographical sketches: p. 66-103
Topic: Art
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by American Watercolor Society; New York Etching Club. Exhibition; New York Water Color Club; National Academy of Design (U.S.). Catalogue of the winter exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Illustrated catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Annual combined exhibition
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Vols. 1-4, 1867/68-1870/71, included in: National Academy of Design. Catalogue of the winter exhibition, 1867/68-1870/71 (included in this file)
Topic: Watercolor painting, American
Exhibitions held in 1877? and 1878
Topics: National Academy of Design (U.S.), Painting, American
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Topics: Prints, American, Prints, European, Prints, British
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Title from cover
Topic: Moran, Peter, 1841-1914
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Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian
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by American Art Association; Kirby, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellis), 1846-1924; American Art Galleries
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Copy 2 has some price annotations and clippings from "The Sun", March 7, 1886, which give price results
Topic: Morgan, Mary Jane, -1885
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by American Watercolor Society; New York Etching Club. Exhibition; New York Water Color Club; National Academy of Design (U.S.). Catalogue of the winter exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Illustrated catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Annual combined exhibition
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Vols. 1-4, 1867/68-1870/71, included in: National Academy of Design. Catalogue of the winter exhibition, 1867/68-1870/71 (included in this file)
Topic: Watercolor painting, American
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Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian
Cover title: Secession 1910
Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian
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Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian, Art, German, Art, European
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Topics: Klinger, Max, 1857-1920, Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian, Art, European, Art, European, Art,...
Library copy includes some price annotations
Topic: Fales, Samuel Bradford, 1808-1880
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Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian, Art, German, Art, Polish
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by American Art Association; Kirby, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellis), 1846-1924; Sturgis, Russell, 1836-1909; American Art Galleries
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Library copy is subscriber's copy number 85 of an edition limited to two hundred and fifty copies
Topic: Marquand, Henry Gurdon, 1819-1902
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Issued on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Haus der Secession, Vienna, Austria
Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian
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Topics: Engraving, Art dealers
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by American Watercolor Society; New York Etching Club. Exhibition; New York Water Color Club; National Academy of Design (U.S.). Catalogue of the winter exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Illustrated catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Annual combined exhibition
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Vols. 1-4, 1867/68-1870/71, included in: National Academy of Design. Catalogue of the winter exhibition, 1867/68-1870/71 (included in this file)
Topic: Watercolor painting, American
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by Union League Club of Chicago; Corliss, George
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Topics: Union League Club of Chicago, Art, Modern
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by American Watercolor Society; New York Etching Club. Exhibition; New York Water Color Club; National Academy of Design (U.S.). Catalogue of the winter exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Illustrated catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Annual combined exhibition
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Vols. 1-4, 1867/68-1870/71, included in: National Academy of Design. Catalogue of the winter exhibition, 1867/68-1870/71 (included in this file)
Topic: Watercolor painting, American
The Frick Art Reference Library
by American Watercolor Society; New York Etching Club. Exhibition; New York Water Color Club; National Academy of Design (U.S.). Catalogue of the winter exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Illustrated catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Annual combined exhibition
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Vols. 1-4, 1867/68-1870/71, included in: National Academy of Design. Catalogue of the winter exhibition, 1867/68-1870/71 (included in this file)
Topic: Watercolor painting, American
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by Dulac, Edmund, 1882-1953; Birnbaum, Martin, 1878-1970; Scott & Fowles (Firm)
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Topic: Dulac, Edmund, 1882-1953
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by American Art Association; Kirby, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellis), 1846-1924; American Art Galleries
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Bound in two separate volumes: v. 1, Feb. 15-23; v. 2, Feb. 24-Mar. 3
Topic: Hoe, Robert, 1839-1909
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Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian, Art, Modern, Exhibitions
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Topics: Grand Central Art Galleries, Art, American, Painting, American
Source: http://nyarc.org/digital_projects/gilded_age/31072002277921.pdf
Library copy includes price annotations
Topic: N.Q. Pope
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by Wiener Secession; Haus der Secession (Vienna, Austria)
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"Vom 12. November bis Ende December"--Cover
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Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian
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"The sale will be conducted by Mr. Thomas E. Kirby."--T.p
Topic: Poor, Henry W. (Henry William), 1844-1915
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Topics: Wiener Secession, Künstlerbund Hagen, Art, Austrian
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by National Association of Portrait Painters; M. Knoedler & Co; American Fine Arts Society. Galleries; Carnegie Institute
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Exhibitions held at the Glleries of M. Knoedler & Co. in 1913 and 1914, the Carnegie Institute in 1914 and at the Galleries of the American Fine Arts Society, 1915-1922
Topics: National Association of Portrait Painters, Portraits, American, Portrait painting
The Frick Art Reference Library
by American Watercolor Society; New York Etching Club. Exhibition; New York Water Color Club; National Academy of Design (U.S.). Catalogue of the winter exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Illustrated catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Annual combined exhibition
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Vols. 1-4, 1867/68-1870/71, included in: National Academy of Design. Catalogue of the winter exhibition, 1867/68-1870/71 (included in this file)
Topic: Watercolor painting, American
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by Ferargil Galleries; Offner, Edna
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From Ferargil, v. 5, no. 1
Topics: Garden ornaments and furniture, Sculpture
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Topic: Garrett Ryckman Pier
Includes index
Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian, Art, European
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"The edition is limited to two hundred and thirty copies, four of which are printed on large paper, and contain the portrait and head-pieces in two states"--P. [1]
Topics: Muyden, Evert van, 1853-1922, Etching
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by Chanler, Robert Winthrop, 1872-1930; Brinton, Christian, 1870-1942; Kingore Gallery
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Catalog of an exhibition held Mar. 21-Apr. 21, 1922
Topics: Chanler, Robert Winthrop, 1872-1930, Mural painting and decoration, American, Painting, American,...
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by American Watercolor Society; New York Etching Club. Exhibition; New York Water Color Club; National Academy of Design (U.S.). Catalogue of the winter exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Illustrated catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Annual combined exhibition
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Vols. 1-4, 1867/68-1870/71, included in: National Academy of Design. Catalogue of the winter exhibition, 1867/68-1870/71 (included in this file)
Topic: Watercolor painting, American
The Frick Art Reference Library
by American Watercolor Society; New York Etching Club. Exhibition; New York Water Color Club; National Academy of Design (U.S.). Catalogue of the winter exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Illustrated catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Annual combined exhibition
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Vols. 1-4, 1867/68-1870/71, included in: National Academy of Design. Catalogue of the winter exhibition, 1867/68-1870/71 (included in this file)
Topic: Watercolor painting, American
The Frick Art Reference Library
by American Watercolor Society; New York Etching Club. Exhibition; New York Water Color Club; National Academy of Design (U.S.). Catalogue of the winter exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Illustrated catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Annual combined exhibition
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Vols. 1-4, 1867/68-1870/71, included in: National Academy of Design. Catalogue of the winter exhibition, 1867/68-1870/71 (included in this file)
Topic: Watercolor painting, American
The Frick Art Reference Library
by American Art Association; Kirby, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellis), 1846-1924; Sturgis, Russell, 1836-1909; American Art Galleries
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Library copy includes addenda
Topic: Marquand, Henry Gurdon, 1819-1902
Catalog of an exhibition held Feb. 20-Mar. 4, 1922
Topics: Blenner, Carle J., 1864-1952, John Levy Galleries
Original imprint date, 1899, covered by label: 1900
Topic: Painting
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by American Watercolor Society; New York Etching Club. Exhibition; New York Water Color Club; National Academy of Design (U.S.). Catalogue of the winter exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Illustrated catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Annual combined exhibition
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Vols. 1-4, 1867/68-1870/71, included in: National Academy of Design. Catalogue of the winter exhibition, 1867/68-1870/71 (included in this file)
Topic: Watercolor painting, American
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Topics: Klimt, Gustav, 1862-1918, Wiener Secession
Colophon has printer's device of the Gilliss Press
Topic: Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917
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by New York Water Color Club
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1894-1902, 1933, 1937: held at the galleries of the American fine arts society, New York
Topic: Watercolor painting, American
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Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian, Art, Austrian
"Five hundred copies printed."
Topics: Salmagundi Club, Art
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by American Watercolor Society; New York Etching Club. Exhibition; New York Water Color Club; National Academy of Design (U.S.). Catalogue of the winter exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Illustrated catalogue of the annual exhibition; American Watercolor Society. Annual combined exhibition
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Vols. 1-4, 1867/68-1870/71, included in: National Academy of Design. Catalogue of the winter exhibition, 1867/68-1870/71 (included in this file)
Topic: Watercolor painting, American
Includes index
Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian, Art, European
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Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian, Art, German, Art, European
Includes index
Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian, Art, European, Art, European, Art, European
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Topics: Society of American Graphic Artists, Etching
Text: Ren©♭ Gimpel
Topic: Fragonard, Jean-Honor©♭, 1732-1806
"Henry a. Hartman, Auctioneer."--T.p
Topics: H.L. Daingerfield Lewis, James Curran
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Binder's title: Lindenhurst Galleries
Topic: Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922
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Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian
Library copy includes price annotations
Topic: Edward Brandus
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Topics: Art dealers, Prints
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by Ausstellung der Vereinigung Bildender Künstler Wiener Secession (15th : 1902 : Vienna, Austria)
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Illustrated catalog also contains [24] p. of advertisements at back of volume
Topics: Wiener Secession, Haus der Secession (Vienna, Austria), Art, European
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by American Fine Arts Society
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Incorporated in 1889, the American Fine Arts Society was formed by a combination of the Society of American Artists, the Architectural League of New York, and the Art students' league of New York
Topic: Art
Includes index
Topics: Wiener Secession, Art, Austrian, Art, European
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Catalog of an exhibition held in 1913
Topic: Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830